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‘Larger than life’: Valley mourns death of Sam Coffey  Aspen Daily News

A celebration of life for 29-year-old local Sam Coffey, whose passing on Monday unleashed an outpouring of commemorations from the ski community and the ...



Well-known Aspen skier Sam Coffey dead at 29  Aspen Times

Sam Coffey, a well-known local skier who grew up in Snowmass Village, died Monday, according to friends who were close to him. He was 29.While vacationing ...



Aspen football closes out spring camp with Broncos' 7-on-7 tournament  Aspen Times

The second season of Travis Benson's second stint as the Aspen High School football coach is well underway with spring camp ongoing. He insists not much ...



Longtime Aspen local Jerome Hatem found dead under snowmobile on backside of Aspen Mountain  Aspen Times

Jerome “Jerry” Hatem, a longtime member and organizer of the Gentlemen of Aspen Rugby Club, was found dead late Monday underneath a snowmobile on the ...



Suzy Karlinski: The Teddy Karlinski Memorial Scholarships  Aspen Times

Beloved local Teddy Karlinski died in 2016 after suffering a fatal seizure. He was 28. Teddy developed an adult seizure disorder when he was 21, stemming ...



Community and epic riding at the heart of Ride the Rockies  Aspen Times

Taking part in Ride the Rockies is about much more than committing to a grueling, 434-mile weeklong bike ride. It's about embracing a nomadic lifestyle and the ...



Aspen High graduation a fun, yet serious, affair that wants graduates to 'just keep swimming'  Aspen Times

The musical performances at the Aspen High School graduation ceremony Saturday inside the Benedict Music Tent were incredibly memorable. And not just the ...



Sam Coffey death: Olympian Wiley Maple leads tributes after popular Aspen skier dies aged 29  Monsters and Critics

Sam Coffey, a well-known skier from Aspen, died on Monday at the age of 29 after suffering a stroke, according to his friend, the 2018 Olympian Wiley Maple.



Kudos and Kindness from Aspen Times readers (June 9, 2019)  Aspen Times

Garco gets in the saddleMay 14 was Garfield County Bike to School Day and more than 1500 students from 11 schools from Parachute to Carbondale rode their ...



Patti LaBelle leads all-star Earth's Call concert for climate action in Aspen  Aspen Times

Patti LaBelle and an all-star lineup of musicians filled the stage of the Benedict Music Tent on Saturday night, as the new climate action nonprofit Earth's Call ...



Kudos and Kindness from Aspen Times readers (May 26, 2019)  Aspen Times

Quality music on displayThe Roaring Fork Valley is rich with many talented musicians. Those in the following organizations came together on Mother's Day ...



WineInk: Charles Bieler's Rosé Road Trip  Aspen Times

Now that America has turned on in a big way to rosé, Charles Bieler has some learned thoughts on the state of pink wine today:“This is the golden age of rosé ...



Bauhaus Ball | Arts & Entertainment  Aspen Daily News

Aspen's Bauhaus 100 anniversary celebration will kick off a season of summer programming on Thursday with its signature soiree, “the Bauhaus Ball: An ...



Blood disorder may have led to beloved local’s death  Aspen Daily News

The series of strokes that led to the death of Snowmass Village resident Sam Coffey, who was 29, might have been caused by a blood disorder that is hereditary, ...



Sports briefs June 4: AJH player invited to national camp, Snowmass Bike Park gets opening date  Aspen Times

Aspen Junior Hockey's Scott invited to national camp in NYAspen Junior Hockey product Fisher Scott had been invited to attend the USA Hockey Select 15 ...



Kelley Francis, Aspen High School girls soccer beats Roaring Fork  Aspen Times

Ella Trane's only gripe was her gloves being frozen by the end of the game. Otherwise, the Aspen High School junior goalie was perfectly happy with their 3-0 ...



Pros help Aspen schools' 'Peter Pan' soar | News  Aspen Daily News

Typically, when a high school or middle school theater troupe puts on a play, a degree of amateurism is expected. Whether it's the set, the costumes, the lighting ...



Cast of Aspen High School's 'Peter Pan' takes to the skies  Aspen Times

Can you really fly?” the young John Darling asks the iconic title character in an early scene of the stage musical “Peter Pan.”Peter responds, hands confidently ...



Tommy Cox takes over as Aspen High School boys lacrosse coach  Aspen Times

Tommy Cox never expected to coach. In fact, after he left St. John's University in Queens, where he played NCAA Division I lacrosse, the Long Island-native ...



New allegations of alcohol and drug use by Aspen High School students  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

For the third time in the past two months, allegations have surfaced about alcohol and possible drug use by Aspen High School students. The latest incident ...



Aspen High School girls lacrosse enjoys being out of the spotlight as season (hopefully) gets going  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School girls lacrosse team is oddly happy about not being ranked to begin the 2019 season. Including the eight that received at least a vote in.



A bittersweet departure for Aspen Middle School principal  Aspen Times

Each morning when the front doors open at Aspen Middle School, Principal Craig Rogers is there outside, shaking students' hands, giving them back pats and ...



Aspen School District hosting 2 public forums on climate, culture this week  Aspen Times

Two community focus groups regarding the climate and culture of the staff at Aspen School District will be held this week. The one-hour discussions are set for ...



'Little Women' opens today at Aspen High School for 3-day run  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School production of “Little Women” will open on Thursday at the Black Box Theatre. It will run at 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with an ...



Aspen High girls lacrosse finishes regular season undefeated for first time  Aspen Times

It's doubtful that Amanda Trendell would call her team perfect. No coach would.But a decade into program existence, this year's team did something no other ...



Budget for culture study double original estimate | News  Aspen Daily News

The budget for the climate and culture study commissioned by the Aspen School District has nearly doubled from its initial estimate, the president of the board of ...



Aspen High boys, girls lacrosse teams roll to easy home wins on Saturday  Aspen Times

Matching up against a bigger Front Range team in Golden, there was plenty of justification for Amanda Trendell's worries prior to Saturday's game at Iselin Field.



The season here, Aspen boys lacrosse looks to move on from recent tragedy  Aspen Times

From the excitement in the locker room to the focus on the field, there wasn't much out of the norm Tuesday when the Aspen High School boys lacrosse team.



AVSC, Aspen High School Nordic team set to host big weekend of races  Aspen Times

The Nordic trails near the Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club will be plenty busy this weekend when the Aspen High School cross-country ski team joins up ...



Aspen High student Jesse Lopez rises from horrific times to earn prestigious Daniels scholarship  Aspen Times

It was the fall semester of 2014, and Jesse Lopez was starting over.A new home. A new school. And new guardians. His first year in the Aspen school system,



Aspen High School sends two robotics teams to Colorado state championships  Aspen Times

There aren't many outlets for students who can build and program like Aspen High School sophomore Alex Appleby. Which is exactly why he and a few dozen ...



Aspen girls soccer tosses aside Englewood in first round of state playoffs  Aspen Times

Kelley Francis scored goals like she does, the defense refused to even bend and the Aspen High School girls soccer team made easy work of visiting ...



Preps May 7: AHS girls golf competes at regionals, baseball gets first win  Aspen Times

Aspen's Zoe Guthrie has top-10 finish at regional golf tournamentThe Aspen High School girls golf team competed Tuesday in its Class 3A regional tournament ...



Aspen girls soccer flies by SkyView, gets rematch with Jefferson in quarterfinals  Aspen Times

Margo McHugh is part of a defensive unit that Aspen High School girls soccer coach John Gillies thinks very highly of. The senior, who plays on the backline ...



With culture survey complete, Aspen School District eyes next steps  Aspen Times

What the Climate and Culture Survey said. Below is a sampling of the responses given to that Aspen School District staff members gave to a survey they ...



Three Aspen High School golfers among those recognized on national signing day  Aspen Times

The journey to get to this point involved a lot more than putting pen to paper, but that's all Aspen High School senior Jack Hughes had left to do.



Aspen girls lacrosse holds off Air Academy, advances to its first state quarterfinal  Aspen Times

Having a first-round bye is a good thing. But for the Aspen High School girls lacrosse team, it also meant a lot of waiting and wondering.“We were just so.



Briefs Jan. 12: AHS skiing starts season; hockey falls to Fort Collins  Aspen Times

ASPEN HIGH SCHOOL SKI TEAMS OPEN SEASON OVER THE WEEKEND The Aspen High School alpine ski team opened its season Friday at Aspen ...



Aspen girls soccer rolls by Basalt behind four goals from Francis  Aspen Times

The magic finally returned for the Aspen High School girls soccer team over the weekend in a dramatic come-from-behind win over Vail Mountain. It seems the ...



Aspen High athletic director Martha Richards to coach girls golf team this spring  Aspen Times

Martha Richards didn't have to go far to find a qualified coach for the Aspen High School girls golf team this spring. A former LPGA pro and collegiate coach, the ...



Aspen High hockey returns to the ice in 2019 opener at Glenwood Springs  Aspen Times

Two weeks later, Aspen High School hockey coach Dru Lucchesi hopes his team hasn't lost the feeling of the last time it stepped on the ice. That would be in the ...



Superintendent has no plans to step aside  Aspen Daily News

Aspen School District Superintendent John Maloy said Thursday he is not feeling pressure to resign, despite a concerted effort by the Aspen Parent Action ...



Aspen School District to open enrollment to out-of-district students  Aspen Times

Citing an enrollment drop of approximately 25 students for the 2019-20 school year, Superintendent John Maloy announced Tuesday that the Aspen School ...



Briefs Jan. 11: Aspen High hockey, boys basketball win big on Friday  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School hockey team put together one of its more impressive wins of the season on Friday night, winning 5-0 over visiting Glenwood Springs at ...



Preps April 27: Aspen girls lacrosse holds off Arapahoe on senior day, now 12-0  Aspen Times

Only once this season had the Aspen High School girls lacrosse team really been tested, so Saturday's home game against Arapahoe was a good change of ...



Aspen School District sued by former employee who was fired  Aspen Times

A man who once worked for the Aspen School District is suing his former employer on allegations that it ran afoul of state and federal laws when it fired.



Three Aspen High Students Win Art Award  Aspen Public Radio

Three Aspen High School students were recognized this month with the Scholastic Art and Writing Award. The artistic achievements include prizes for their work ...



Documentary about social media's impact to screen at Aspen District Theatre  Aspen Times

Aspen Family Connections and the Aspen School District will present a screening and discussion of the film “Like: A Documentary About Our Lives on Social ...



Aspen-area men die in backcountry avalanche near Crested Butte  Aspen Times

Two Roaring Fork Valley men were killed Saturday in an avalanche in the East Brush Creek area near Crested Butte, the Mount Crested Butte Police ...



Davy Brown leads Aspen girls swim team to state championship meet for final time  Aspen Times

Davy Brown loves the banner that commemorates the Aspen High School girls swim team's 2017 state championship. Then a sophomore, she was a key piece ...



Aspen High School boys ski team wins state championship, girls take second  Aspen Times

The only thing missing from the high school state skiing championships Thursday and Friday in Durango were the cowboy boots. With feet of snow pounding the ...



Sports briefs April 4: Aspen girls tennis beats Grand Junction at Maroon Creek Club  Aspen Times

Aspen girls tennis holds on to beat Grand Junction in return from spring breakThe Aspen High School girls tennis team returned to the court for the first time ...



Aspen High girls soccer team enters season ranked No. 4 in Class 3A, has another deep run in mind  Aspen Times

Last spring, the Aspen High School girls soccer team surprised just about everyone with a remarkable run to the Class 3A state semifinals. A year later, a return ...



Aspen High School golf domination could be just the start  Aspen Daily News

One day after her athletes brought home the first state title in the history of Aspen High School boys golf, head coach Mary Woulfe was still savoring how the ...



Third-quarter momentum carries Steamboat boys lacrosse past Aspen in pivotal non-conference game  Aspen Times

Neither side with much of an advantage midway through Wednesday's top-10 matchup, the opening minutes of the third quarter proved crucial in a key win for ...



Sports briefs April 6: AJH girls see season send at nationals, Aspen High baseball falls  Aspen Times

AJH girls fall to Steel City in final game at hockey nationalsThe season came to an end for Aspen Junior Hockey's 16U AA girls team on Saturday with a.



Preps April 20: Aspen girls lacrosse stays perfect, records fall in track  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School girls lacrosse team refuses to be beaten. Facing a solid Conifer team Saturday on the AHS turf, the Skiers rolled to a 17-7 win to.



Preps April 16: AHS girls soccer, lacrosse roll to easy wins  Aspen Times

Now 10 games into the season, the Aspen High School girls soccer team seems to have finally settled into its lofty preseason expectations.“I feel like we are less ...



On the sideline: There's no offseason with the high school sports season still going  Aspen Times

About a year ago, I wrote a column urging you to not forget about the high school sports teams once the chairlifts stop turning. Lacking any creative juices at the ...



Mary Williams, Aspen High girls tennis heads to state tournament  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School girls tennis team has a chance to do something it hasn't in recent memory, and that's possibly make a run at a state title. While.



Kelley Francis sets scoring record, Aspen girls soccer beats Roaring Fork for WSL title  Aspen Times

Was Kelley Francis aware of the record? Naturally.Was there any doubt she would break it again? None.The sophomore standout's second goal on Thursday ...



Basalt High girls soccer pulls out surprise 2-2 draw with No. 4 Aspen  Aspen Times

There was nothing pretty about the start of the season for the Basalt High School girls soccer team. Other than a win at Roaring Fork on April 6, the Longhorns ...



Aspen, Roaring Fork school districts cancel classes for Wednesday because of snowstorm  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District and the Roaring Fork School District have canceled classes for Wednesday because of an overnight snowstorm and more snow ...



Aspen girls soccer beats Delta in league, home opener  Aspen Times

The offense is going to come for the Aspen High School girls soccer team. After going three halves without a goal to start the season, the Skiers finally found.



Aspen boys lacrosse holds off Vail Mountain to win home opener  Aspen Times

What looked like a possible rout turned into a nail-biter on Wednesday when the Aspen High School boys lacrosse team hosted Vail Mountain School in its ...



Preps May 2: Aspen girls tennis takes second at regionals, qualifies nine for state championships  Aspen Times

If Aspen High School senior Mary Williams has a nemesis, it would certainly be Steamboat Springs junior Mae Thorp. The pair have tangoed numerous times ...



Evergreen gets redemption, beats Aspen boys lacrosse in first-round playoff rematch  Aspen Times

Just shy of a year ago, the Aspen High School boys lacrosse team beat Evergreen, 10-5, in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs on the AHS.



Aspen school board seeks study of campus climate  Aspen Daily News

A third-party survey to examine the Aspen School District's climate and culture will be commissioned at the behest of the board of education, officials decided ...



Preps May 11: Aspen tennis finishes eighth at state, baseball wins again  Aspen Times

Aspen girls tennis finishes eighth at state tournamentThe Aspen High School girls tennis team finished eighth at the Class 3A state tournament, which concluded ...



Preps April 13: Aspen girls soccer wins 10-0 over Moffat, BHS falls to Middle Park  Aspen Times

Aspen soccer continues winning streak with rout of MoffatThe Aspen High School girls soccer team won its fifth straight game — all coming since spring break ...



Unsealed documents reveal more alleged rape cases in Aspen area  Aspen Times

Local law enforcement detectives are investigating five victims in the Aspen area who were allegedly sexually assaulted by two young men from Woody Creek, ...



Aspen School District, HR director part ways  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District announced Wednesday that Human Resources Director Elizabeth Hodges has agreed to resign effective Jan. 31 “with no additional ...



Aspen School District hires new HR director  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District announced Tuesday the hiring of attorney Molly Owens, a public defender in Glenwood Springs, as its new human resources director ...



Aspen School District CFO resigns after nearly 11 years  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District and its chief financial officer of nearly 11 years have split ways. CFO Kate Fuentes tendered her resignation to the district March 18 ...



Aspen senior, parents to appear in court April 15  Aspen Times

A 19-year-old Aspen High School senior and his parents charged with giving drugs and alcohol to minors will make their first appearance in court April 15.



Aspen mother, son and father face drug charges after long inquiry into parties  Aspen Daily News

The 19-year-old scion of a wealthy Aspen family, along with his mother and father, face felony charges of drug distribution for allegedly offering underage teens ...



Aspen superintendent supporters urge board to not placate parents  Aspen Times

An angry group of parents along with rumors and one-sided newspaper reports have put the Aspen School District's superintendent in an unfair position the ...



Aspen High School principal among inductees into Pueblo high school’s hall of fame  Aspen Daily News

Mulberry was principal there prior to joining Aspen High School in 2015.



Aspen School District loan for $30k tied up in bankruptcy court  Aspen Times

While the Aspen School District has parted ways with a human resources director because of her questionable past, there is still a matter to settle in court.On Jan ...



Ute Foundation to host first-ever powwow in Aspen  Aspen Times

The Aspen Ute Foundation is introducing its first-ever powwow to the Roaring Fork Valley this weekend. To be held Saturday, the Shining Mountains Pow Wow ...



Aspen boys lacrosse loses to Fruita in first game back from spring break  Aspen Times

Every time the Aspen High School boys lacrosse team thought it had an answer, visiting Fruita Monument seemed to have two more questions to solve.



James Aldridge, wife Lindsey, take over Aspen High School girls basketball  Aspen Times

James Aldridge hopes to bring a culture change to the Aspen High School girls basketball team, a program in dire need of a makeover.“I want to be competitive.



Michael Goerne Remembered At Aspen High School After Avalanche Death  CBS Denver

ASPEN, Colo. (CBS4)– Two Roaring Fork Valley men are being remembered after they died Saturday in an avalanche in the East Brush Creek area near ...



Aspen School District cancels classes for Friday after overnight snow  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District has canceled all classes for Friday because of the overnight snowstorm that rolled through the area. The district sent out a message ...



Aspen School District taking measures to remove human resources director  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District is taking steps to terminate its director of human resources because of her previously undisclosed history, including a disbarment, ...



Sports briefs April 2: Aspen girls soccer, girls lacrosse both win  Aspen Times

Aspen girls lacrosse rolls over Battle Mountain to continue early dominanceThe Aspen High School girls lacrosse team continued its torrid start to the season by ...



Aspen schools closed Thursday after overnight snowstorm  Aspen Times

The Aspen School District has canceled all classes and activities Thursday because of the snowstorm the rolled through overnight. This is the third day this ...



Aspen art students make their mark in Scholastic competition  Aspen Daily News

Three art students from Aspen High School scored high in the recent Scholastic Art & Writing Award competition, including one who earned the prestigious Gold ...



First serve: AHS girls tennis season is underway after 6-1 win over Fruita  Aspen Times

Only a match into the season and there are a lot of unknowns for the Aspen High School girls tennis team. Not on that list is senior Mary Williams,



Superintendent says Aspen district's reputation unfairly attacked  Aspen Times

For its third consecutive public meeting, the Aspen School District's board of education Monday was peppered with criticism and praise for Superintendent John ...



Colbert's Prep Playbook: Aspen girls tennis heads to regionals as postseason commences  Aspen Times

And so it begins.Only a few months after the spring season got underway, the postseason is here and I couldn't be more excited. The reward for battling through ...



Business Monday: Aspen commercial sales flat, commercial construction up  Aspen Times

Sales of commercial properties in Aspen leveled off in 2017 and 2018 and will probably remain that way in 2019, a year that will see plenty of construction ...



Aspen's Mary Williams, No. 3 doubles team make it into 3A state tennis semifinals  Aspen Times

Aspen High School senior Mary Williams and the team's No. 3 doubles pair have advanced to the semifinals of the Class 3A girls state tennis championships, ...



Meetings begin over Aspen School District's climate, culture  Aspen Times

The climate and culture study at the Aspen School District is underway with a Denver firm that has been hired by the Board of Education.Board members last ...



Aspen superintendent’s contract won’t extend beyond 2021  Aspen Daily News

The Aspen School District's board of education announced Thursday it would not extend the contract of Superintendent Dr. John Maloy beyond its current end ...



Aspen remembers Annie Teague, adventurous, beloved teacher of 50 years  Aspen Times

Annie Teague, a beloved, longtime Aspen local and teacher, died peacefully inside her mountain cabin up Lenado on Saturday. She was 72.A “selfless” free ...



Willoughby: Rules, regulations and getting back to basics  Aspen Times

Aspen's school district compiled a book that covered just about anything you would want to know on the first day of school, 1892. The Aspen Times printed the ...



Aspen's Henry Morrison signs to play junior hockey next season in Missoula  Aspen Times

Aspen's Henry Morrison is allowing his dream of playing hockey to take him to Montana, where beginning in the fall he will play junior hockey for the Missoula ...



Aspen reports elevated teenage levels of vaping  Aspen Daily News

Nearly 60 percent of Aspen High School students in a recent survey reported having tried vaping nicotine, putting them well above an already-inflated statewide ...



Aspen swimmer Davy Brown announces commitment to Colorado Mesa in GJ  Aspen Times

Davy Brown has spent plenty of time swimming in the Grand Junction pools — a frequent competition spot for both the Aspen Swim Club and the Aspen High ...



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